ESRI Research Seminar and Events Programme 2017/2018

ESRI Student Conference

The ESRI annual Student Conference will be held on 21st June 2018 in the Brooks Building.

Playful Learning Conference

Playful Learning 2018 takes place in Manchester on 11-13th July.
Registration is open until June 22nd!

Arts Based Methods at MMU

A series of free workshops and seminars exploring arts based research methods at MMU.
The next one will take place on Monday 9th July, 1.00-4:30pm in Room 1.66, Brooks Building, MMU. It will be an afternoon of arts based talk and activities, to mark the end of the academic year. Free, all welcome, no need to book just turn up. More Information

ESRI occasional (double) seminar

Tuesday 10th July 3-5:30pm Room 2.04, Brooks Building

Jaye Johnson Thiel The University of Georgia
Rethinking and Restorying Bodies that Write
Lalitha Vasudevan Teachers College, Columbia University
Collage as a Mode of Coproduction with Youth

Seminars Summer Term 2018

Wednesday April 25th in Brooks G.16
Dr Pauliina Rautio, Faculty of Education, University of Oulu, Finland
Theory that Cats Have: An Exploration of (Posthuman) Literacies and Author Bodies

Thursday May 3rd in Brooks 2.52
Professor Karen Malone, Centre for Educational Research, Western Sydney University
Children in the Anthropocene: diffractive theorising performed as an affective turn, a ‘sensing ecologically’ as/with/in kin

Wednesday May 9th in Brooks G.16
Prof. Helen Lomax, University of Huddersfield
'That's me in the picture!' Ethics, agency and voice in visual research with children and young people

Thursday May 10th in Brooks 2.52
Professor Katherine Runswick-Cole & Professor Dan Goodley, University of Sheffield
The DisHuman Project: Engaging with dis/ability in posthuman materialist times

Wednesday May 23rd in Brooks G.16
Dr. Matthew Carlin, Manchester Metropolitan University
The Pedagogy of Work: Imagining a Workers Education in a Time of Social Fragmentation

Wednesday June 20th in Brooks G.16
Dr. David Cooper, Manchester Writing School
Creative Literary Geographies: Center Parcs & the Lake District, & the Mythologisation of Place

Seminars Spring Term 2018

Wednesday January 17th in Brooks Lecture Theatre 1: G.78
Mickey Vallee, Athabasca University, Canada
Intimacy in an Age of Ubiquitous Listening

Wednesday February 14th in Brooks G.16
Walter Gershon, Kent State University, USA
Sensing Scholarship: Sonic Methodologies for Social Justice Research with Vulnerable Populations

Monday February 26th in Brooks 2.12
Professor Jennifer Rowsell, Brock University
“This Documentary Actually Makes Welland Look Good”: A documentary film project with teenagers in Canada

Wednesday March 14th in Brooks G.16
Ricardo Nemirovsky, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Learning by Intertwining Mathematics/Body/Art/Materiality/Imagination

Seminars Autumn Term 2017

Wednesday 4th October in Brooks 2.10
Dr Riikka Hohti, University of Oulu, Finland
Working from entanglement – developing moving and zooming approaches to children’s things and doings

Wednesday 18th October in Brooks 2.10
Dr Sam Sellar, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Rewiring education: Building data infrastructure in schools and school systems

Wednesday 8th November in Brooks 2.10
Dr Jayne Osgood, Middlesex University, UK
Affective Methodologies in Early Childhood Research: adventures in ethical recklessness

Wednesday 29th November in Brooks 2.10
Professor Cathy Burnett and Professor Guy Merchant, Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Making and Unmaking Literacies: A turn of events